The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 212 144 176
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +32
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 49 111 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 1.21% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 3.78% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 77 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.88 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+91.53% -23.07%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3326 2939 2890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.89% 31.96% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 1613 1470
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 153
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £50.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -13 12 £350 +7.69% 12
Kent -13 10 £338 +35.00% 3
Oxfordshire -29 8 £508 +88.14% 6
West Sussex -4 7 £338 +20.00%
Berkshire +4 6 £405 +1.25% 11
Surrey -34 4 £288 -17.85% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £290 -17.14% 4
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (58.04%) C#
3 58 (51.79%) SQL
4 51 (45.54%) ASP.NET
5 44 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 44 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 40 (35.71%) HTML
7 29 (25.89%) Visual Studio
8 24 (21.43%) VB
9 22 (19.64%) CSS
10 20 (17.86%) XML
10 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 20 (17.86%) .NET Framework
11 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (16.07%) Finance
11 18 (16.07%) Windows
11 18 (16.07%) IIS
11 18 (16.07%) T-SQL
11 18 (16.07%) VBScript
12 17 (15.18%) SDLC
13 16 (14.29%) MVC
14 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (12.50%) PL/SQL
15 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (11.61%) Oracle
16 13 (11.61%) TDD
16 13 (11.61%) VB6
16 13 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (9.82%) C++

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (16.07%) IIS
2 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.89%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.89%) Node.js
7 1 (0.89%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.89%) Apache
7 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.68%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.89%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.89%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.68%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.89%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) HTTP
2 5 (4.46%) Internet
3 4 (3.57%) SSL
3 4 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.89%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (4.46%) DTS
10 4 (3.57%) MySQL
10 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.68%) MS Access
11 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.79%) QlikView
13 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.14%) Subversion
4 5 (4.46%) JIRA
5 4 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.57%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.89%) NUnit
8 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.89%) Selenium
8 1 (0.89%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Marketing
3 4 (3.57%) Automotive
3 4 (3.57%) Military
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Developer
2 34 (30.36%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.07%) VB.NET Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Programmer
5 7 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (5.36%) Junior
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Database Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Junior Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.57%) CRM Consultant
8 4 (3.57%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (45.54%) ASP.NET
3 40 (35.71%) HTML
4 22 (19.64%) CSS
5 20 (17.86%) XML
5 20 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.04%) jQuery
7 8 (7.14%) WinForms
7 8 (7.14%) Ajax
8 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.36%) COM+
9 6 (5.36%) HTML5
10 5 (4.46%) CSS3
11 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.57%) XSLT
12 3 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (2.68%) WCF
12 3 (2.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.46%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.68%) NHS
4 3 (2.68%) SCADA
5 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.89%) W3C
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Life Science
6 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
4 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) SDLC
2 16 (14.29%) MVC
3 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.61%) TDD
5 10 (8.93%) OO
5 10 (8.93%) CRM
5 10 (8.93%) Web Development
6 9 (8.04%) ITIL
6 9 (8.04%) Scrum
7 8 (7.14%) ETL
8 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.25%) OOD
8 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.36%) SOA
9 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.46%) Service Management
10 5 (4.46%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.57%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.04%) C#
2 58 (51.79%) SQL
3 44 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.43%) VB
5 18 (16.07%) T-SQL
5 18 (16.07%) VBScript
6 14 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 13 (11.61%) VB6
8 11 (9.82%) C++
9 10 (8.93%) VBA
10 7 (6.25%) Java
11 5 (4.46%) PHP
12 3 (2.68%) Ruby
13 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.89%) Python
13 1 (0.89%) Tcl
13 1 (0.89%) XAML
13 1 (0.89%) C
13 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.57%) MCAD
4 4 (3.57%) MCSD
4 4 (3.57%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.79%) ISEB
5 2 (1.79%) MCTS
5 2 (1.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Adobe
4 5 (4.46%) Aprimo
4 5 (4.46%) Tableau
4 5 (4.46%) Eloqua
5 4 (3.57%) IBM
6 3 (2.68%) Google
7 1 (0.89%) PayPal
7 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.89%) HP
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.89%) Intergraph
7 1 (0.89%) Telerik
7 1 (0.89%) Aquila
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